Our Ministries

Bag Lunch Ministries

This volunteer-driven ministry provides bagged lunches to as many as 600 day laborers whose take-home pay can be as little as $35 for a 10-hour day. This ministry is a collaborative effort with volunteers from several parishes making the sandwiches and delivering them to us, as well assembling and distributing the lunches. Learn More…

Cooking for the Family

Join St. Francis Seraph Ministries for a 4-week hands-on culinary program. Learn More…

Sarah Center

The Sarah Center provides empowerment through authentic relationship building, life skills and peer support. It serves those challenged by economic or personal issues who want to make positive changes in their lives. Our approach is unique: we foster members’ creativity through our arts curriculum. What starts as a hobby turns into a passion. With passion, dreams are awakened and lives are reclaimed. Learn More…

Soup Kitchen

Our Soup Kitchen offers hospitality and a hearty dinner three evenings a week for anyone who needs a meal. Over 27,000 dinners were served just in the last year. Meals are served Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings (excluding major holidays) at 4:30 pm, in the cafeteria of St. Francis Seraph School at 14 East Liberty Street. Learn More…

TriHealth Outreach Ministry

The goal of this ministry is to provide improved chronic disease management, reduce reliance on emergency services, and incorporate integrative practices into everyday life.  Using a broad view of health, the Outreach Ministry Nurse creatively pursues opportunities that fit for the residents of the neighborhood. In Over-the-Rhine, that includes an average caseload of approximately 12-15 patients whom the nurse visits in-home homes to provide instruction on how to manage their health. Referrals come from a variety of sources – TriHealth facilities, St. Francis Seraph Ministries staff, parish members, neighborhood clinics and social service agencies. Learn More…